University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the H. Eldon Sutton Papers, circa 1960s-1985



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sutton, H. Eldon (Harry Eldon), 1927-
Title: Sutton, H. Eldon, Papers
Dates: circa 1960s-1985
Abstract: This collection is split between records pertaining to the Southwest Texas Public Broadcasting Council, including Executive Committee and Board of Trustee meeting minutes, correspondence and the 1979 Investigative Committee, and the family data collected during the Austin Black Families study during the 1960s.
Accession No.: 2005-104; 2007-239
OCLC No.: 824798782
Extent: 6 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

H. Eldon Sutton (1927- ) received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin in 1953. Dr. Sutton is on the faculty of the Molecular Genetics and Microbiology section of the School of Biological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin. From 1977-1980, Dr. Sutton served as secretary on the Board of Trustees of the Southwest Texas Public Broadcasting Council, responsible for KLRN-TV Channel 9 and KLRU-TV Channel 18.


Scope and Contents

This collection is split between records pertaining to the Southwest Texas Public Broadcasting Council, including Executive Committee and Board of Trustee meeting minutes, correspondence and the 1979 Investigative Committee, and the family data collected during the Austin Black Families study during the 1960s. Of note, is the Austin Black Families Index, which includes the pedigree information for over 7000 individuals.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Restricted access. Austin Black Families materials restricted until 2020. All other materials unrestricted. Contact repository for further information.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Sutton, H. Eldon (Harry Eldon), 1927- -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
KLRN-TV (Television station: Austin, Tex.)
KLRU-TV (San Antonio, Tex.)
Southwest Texas Public Broadcasting Council
University of Texas at Austin. School of Biological Sciences
Subjects
Broadcasting--Texas--History.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

H. Eldon Sutton Papers, circa 1960s-1985, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Stored at SRH:

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3K42 KLRN/KLRU:
Board meeting, November 10, 1976
Board meeting, April 13, 1977
Executive Committee, August 29, 1977
Executive Committee, September 13, 1977
Executive Committee and Board meeting, October 13, 1977
Executive Committee and conference call, December 21, 1977
Executive Committee, January 25, 1978
Executive Committee, March 7, 1978
Executive Committee, April 5, 1978
Executive Committee and Board meeting, May 18, 1978
Executive Committee, September 21, 1978
Board meeting, November 11, 1978
January 23, 1978 Board meeting, 1978-1979
Executive Committee, February 21, 1979
February 28, 1979 Executive Committee, March 1979
Executive Committee, March 6, 1979
Executive Committee, March 8, 1979?
Board meeting, April 20, 1979
April 26, 1979 Executive Committee, April 24, 1979
Executive Committee, May 16, 1979
Executive Committee, May 25, 1979
Minutes, January 23, 1979-May 25, 1979
Executive Committee, July 12, 1979
Executive Committee, July 31, 1979
Executive Committee, August 16, 1979
Executive Committee, August 30, 1979
Executive Committee, September 10, 1979
Executive Committee, September 18, 1979
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3K43 Executive Committee and Board meeting, September 25, 1979
Executive Committee, November 11, 1979
Board meeting, December 4, 1979
Executive Committee and Board meetings, 1980
UT/KLRN agreement, 1961
KLRN/Channel 24 lease agreement, 1971
Bylaws of Southwest Texas Public Broadcasting Council, 1976
KLRN organizational chart, undated
Financial statements, 1977-1978
Schenkkan-KLRN history, May 1979
KUT-FM hookup, 1978-1979
KLRN Board membership, 1978-1979
Development Committee, 1979
National Labor Relations Board suit, 1979
KLRN-UT agreement, 1979
Fundraising, 1977-1979
UT committee to review KLRN, 1979
Community Advisory Committee, 1978-1979
Public affairs programming, 1979
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3K44 1979 Investigative Committee, 1979
FCC/McManus, 1979
1979 Investigative Committee partial transcript [pp. 37-241], 1979
Correspondence and Miscellaneous, 1976-1980
H. E. Sutton deposition, 1978-1985
1985 deposition re: KLRN firings, 1985
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3K45 [RESTRICTED] Austin Black Families:
Index
S001
S002
S003
S005
S006
S007
S008
S009
S010
S011
S012
S013
S014
S015
S016
S019
S020
S021
S022
S023
S024
S026
S027
S028
S029
S030
S031
S032
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3K46 S034
S035
S036
S037
S038
S039
S040
S041
S042
S044
S045
S046
S047
S048
S049
S050
S051
S052
S053
S054
S055/S056
S057
S058
S059
S062
S064
S065
S066
S068
S069
S070
S071
S072
S073
S076
S077
S078
S079
S080
S081
S082
S083
S084
S085
S086
S088
S089
S090
S091
S092
S093
S094
S095
S096
S097
S098
S099
S100
S101
S102
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3K47 S103
S104
S105
S106 – Hardin-Curry
S107
S110
S111
S112
S113
S114
S115
S116
S117
S118
S119
S120
S121
S122
S123
S124
S125
S126
S127
S128
S129
S130
S131
S132
S133
S134
S135
S136
S137
S138
S139
S140
S141
S142
S143
S144
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3K48 S145
S146
S148
S149
S150
S151
S152
S153
S154
S155
S156
S157
S158
S159
S160
S161
S162
S163
S164
S165
S166
S167
S168
S169
S170
S171
S172
S173
S174
S175
S176
S177
S178
S179
S180
S181
S182
S183
S184
S185
S187
S188
S189
S190
S191
S192
S197
S201
S202
S203
S206
S210
S211



 

Stored offsite at CDL:

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2007-239/1 Speeches
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2007-239/2 Speeches
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2007-239/3 UT Correspondence
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2007-239/4 Molecular biology at UT
HHM Undergraduate Initiative
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2007-239/5 Calendars
Phone logs
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2007-239/6 UT and University of Michigan appointments
Publications
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2007-239/7 UT/Texas committees
WHO Reference Center
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2007-239/8 UT committees